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ClinicalThere were no studies which reported the number of patients with visual field progression.
There is no statistically significant difference between a fixed combination of prostaglandin analogues + beta-blockers and prostaglandins alone in reducing IOP from baseline at 6 months follow up. (VERY LOW QUALITY)
There is no statistically significant difference between a fixed combination of prostaglandin analogues + beta-blockers and prostaglandins alone in the number of patients with an acceptable IOP of <18mmHg at 6 months follow up. (LOW QUALITY)
There is no statistically significant difference between a fixed combination of prostaglandin analogues + beta-blockers and prostaglandins alone in the number of patients experiencing a respiratory adverse event at 6 months follow up. (LOW QUALITY)
There is no statistically significant difference between a fixed combination of prostaglandin analogues + beta-blockers and prostaglandins alone in the number of patients experiencing a cardiovascular adverse event at 6 months follow up. (LOW QUALITY)
There is no statistically significant difference between a fixed combination of prostaglandin analogues + beta-blockers and prostaglandins alone in the number of patients experiencing hyperaemia at 6 months follow up. (LOW QUALITY)
EconomicNo studies meeting the inclusion criteria were identified which compared fixed combinations of prostaglandin analogues + beta-blockers to prostaglandin analogues alone.

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